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it is day 7 without power for thousands of customers still reeling from friday's storms. dominion power has 1000 customers without power.
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bge crews are busy with more than 25,000 outages and most of them are in baltimore. delia has more from montgomery county, where nearly 6000 pepco customers are waiting for the light to come on. just looking at the damage, no doubt last week's storm packed a powerful punch, especially here in chef have i chase -- chevy chase. no relief in sight for this homeowner after a tree toppled down during a wind storm, crushing his sunroom and his car on leland street. >> yesterday, finally somebody came and took it off the wire, so we could get our company to come in and take the tree out. >> reporter: meanwhile, right across connecticut avenue, crews began to clean up. the and restoration process gets underway, albeit slow. >> my husband's car was smashed
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and totaled, under the okay tree -- under the oak tree. mine is blocked in the driveway. i have no idea when that will be free for me to drive. >> reporter: while jean is patiently waiting on pepco, a mile away, john is running out of patience with no power, a destroyed house and a sick caughter at home -- daughter at home. >> they have been given plenty of warning. exactly a week later we still have no power. >> reporter: pepco estimates most customers will be online by midnight,ton, however there are a few folks, like this man, who won't see power until at least sunday. for those without air conditioning the city of fairfax will have cooling centers open this weekend.
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tomorrow the old town hall on university drive will operate as a cooling center. residents are encouraged to bring their electrical devices. it is a safe bet the cooling center will be crowded. we are under a heat alert. howard? >> reporter: j.c., once again, temperatures in the 90s. that happened early. the last couple of hours we have been in the 90s. with the heated some humidity around the heat index could get to 105 this afternoon, actually got expanded into the shenandoah valley. they thought hey, temperatures are climbing a little bit more quickly, so we are going to add them as well. we have actually seen the temperature drop a degree,
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still 93 in baltimore. upper 80s to even 90 in hagerstown in the shenandoah valley. once again we are taking -- baking along. drier air filtered in and it done feel as oppressive as it has. still have a couple of days we have to deal with the extreme heat, maybe even into sunday. a few showers and storms well to the southwest of us, but lots of sunshine today. sunny skies. for the afternoon, likely going to climb into the upper 90s. the wind gets off the water, that will keep us from getting to 100 off land. 94 still at 9:00 p.m. we have a threat for strong to severe storms and relief from the 7-day forecast. j.c., back to you. thank you, howard. the economy added 80,000 more jobs last month, how will the increase help the overall jobs
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picture? drew levinson has answers. >> reporter: employers continued hiring in june. the economy added 80,000 new jobs. that was less than expected. and the overall unemployment rate remained at 8.2%. diana knows firsthand about the weak job market. she was laid off in the treatter industry. >> when you realize you are doing everything right and you are still not getting a job, it makes it so frustrating. >> reporter: the first half of the year the economy has gained an average of 150,000 jobs a month, down from last year. and a sign the labor market is losing steam. the retail industry, transportation and government all cut jobs in june. but manufacturing added 11,000, the ninth straight month of gains, healthcare and financial services also increase hiring. president obama commented from
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the battleground state of ohio. she finally landed a job at a nonprofit and hopes to be from for a long time. she says keeping a positive as tude is a good thing. >> hiring in june picked up slightly from the previous two months, but nearly 13 million americans are looking for work. drew levinson, cbs news, new york. a 12-year-old boy has been charged with second degree murder. he is accused of beating to death his two-year-old foster sister. police were called to her home on taylor street in fort washington maryland, on tuesday night. officers found two-year-old anaya bachelor unresponsive. she was pronounced dead a short time later. and an autopsy revealed she died from blunt trauma. the 12-year-old suspect is being held at the shellen ham youth
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facility. the children were left from the care of their 15-year-old son. there could be a showdown today at the holly acres neighborhood of prince william county. police say that residents, living in the mobile home park, will be arrested if they do not leave. residents tell us they were going to set up a tent city. they are fighting eviction and had he then a county judge will be able to take their side. the county wanted to bulldoze the area but residents have been allowed to stay. coming up next, when the news continues, find out how dc is helping residents beat the heat and have a good time. the president spends the second day of his bus tour defending his handling of the economy. i'm dan yell nottingham at the white house, i'll have the story, coming up. ifrs before copd...
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80,000 jobs were added in june, leaving unemployment stuck at 8.2%. the president talked about the numbers in ohio. >> we can't be satisfied, because our goal was never to just keep on working to go back to where we were in 2007. >> reporter: the president is using this bus tour to convince voters in critical swing states that he has the right approach for turning around the economy. >> we are going to bet on the american worker. we are going to bet on american industry. >> reporter: white house officials say despite the weak jobs numbers, the economy is growing, pointing out that this is the 28th straight month the country has added jobs. >> we have seen the jobs report this morning and it is another kick in the gut to middle class families. >> reporter: vacationing in new hampshire, republican presidential hopeful mitt romney called a news conference to offer his own take on the numbers. >> the president doesn't have a
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plan, hasn't proposed any new ideas to get the economy going, just the same old ideas of the past that have failed. >> romney offered some ideas of his own, including expanding trade with latin america and taking a tougher stand on trade with china. danielle nottingham, cbs news the white house. coming up next, howard has a steamy forecast. >> hot weather with us today, tomorrow and even through sunday. things probably are going to change for the better. here a a -- here's a look at the allergy update. weeds and trees are moderate and mold is low. 7-day forecast talking heat and storm when 9news now at noon returns.
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distance. >> as i got closer i could tell it was a bird. i couldn't leave it there so i decided to give it a shot and see if i could grab it. >> reporter: the exhausted, frightened bird turned out to be a one-year-old bald eagle, sick and strand in long island sound. >> it had about a six foot wing span, it was very intimidating. it was a lot bigger when i pulled it out of the water than i thought it was. >> reporter: he placed the weakened bald eagle into his cabin. he immediately called his wife, an animal rehabilitate tore. >> refirst thought the eagle was blind, eyes were crusted over, very thin, it was crawling with lice. >> reporter: transported to donna's vet center for fluids and antibiotics, regained her eyesight and on to a new jersey raptor center. >> we called her indy for independence day and we knew finding a bald eagle was quite
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unique and ironic. >> reporter: the rehab experts tell us as soon as indy is healthy, which could be in mere weeks, the young bald eagle will be brought back here and freed on long island. gaithersburg is planning a celebration for next weekend, because the storm ruined their fourth of july plan. there is going to be fooled and -- food and live music and fireworks at the montgomery county fairgrounds. the gates open at 5:00 p.m. the district is making it easy to beat the heat this weekend. pools will have extended hours this sunday at the gel la recreational center pool, the south pool and the theodore
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hagan pool in northeast. heat, heat and more heat. tomorrow will be a record breaker, i think tomorrow. right now have you been outside in the last couple of hours? >> uh-huh. >> it is hot but not sticky. >> last night it got very humid. >> very muggy. humidity levels right now in the 29% range last night i checked at national. so a little break from humidity but a lot of heat to get through before the weekend is over. let's show you the day planner. still plenty of sunshine. isolated storms the last few days. temperatures climb into the mid to upper 90s. we could even get to 100, or 101. at 7:00 still quite warm. 97. winds are light. yesterday we had the northwest wind, comes down from the mountains and compresses a
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little. it is okay if we don't get to 100, right? a toasty start. the record today, by the way, they are safe .10 3 national, 102 dulles. but tomorrow's record, 102, that is in jeopardy. right now we have 90s out there just about everywhere, hot spot being la plata at 94 degrees. culpepper, manassas, 90 also in the shenandoah valley. actually alexandria, to 95 in croftton. 94 some of the warmer places. only 90 right? annapolis at the naval academy. outside lots of sunshine, good visibility, 92 degrees. but with a dew point in the 50s, humidity 31%. we are not adding to the heat index with extra humidity right now. big picture, still hasn't changed much. ridge in the middle of country.
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record highs in chicago. st. louis has stopped 100 every day this month so far. big storms this morning across minnesota. there is a cold front up there, that front is our savior, going to get here probably late sunday. triple-digit heat, 105 in st. louis today, only in the 70s in bismarck. tomorrow we are looking still at the 105-106-degree temperatures in st. louis. around here i think 103, 104. certainly attainable for your saturday afternoon in the 70s and 80s across the western lakes. that is going to drop more into new england. the problem for us on sunday won't be the heat. it will be the stretch for strong storms. the hot weather with us. only about 80 for the low in town. saturday isolated storms, by sunday as that front starts to
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drop southward, some of these could be strong to severe on sunday afternoon. the frost this morning i was going 101 but that may be a little optimistic. tonight 80 in town, tomorrow 104, code red because of the he. we may be under a heat warning. sunday a yellow alert. highs in the upper 90s. next week though, this is what you are waiting for, temperatures in the 80s, monday-thursday, a few showers off monday and tuesday. stick around we'll be right back with 9news now at noon, right after this. [ dog growls, barks ]
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visit, or call 1.888.610.8090 for other great offers. contact the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. verizon. authentic italian sauce does not always mean using tomatoes. cookbook author matt sellinary gave me a demonstration just a few days ago. today i am one-on-one with chef matt. he has a very interesting cookbook. it is called beyond the red sauce. how can you cook italian food without to him tate mose? he -- tomatoes? he has a whole cookbook and he specializes in not tomatoes. >> i group up with an italian
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family, and i was 14 before i realized you could cook without to tomatoes. >> this is pasta and what else? >> a mushroom cream sauce, little bit of lemon, little bit of fennel. >> beyond the red sauce. and today you are preparing beautiful scallops. >> thank you very much. i am going to put them on top of skid ink pass ta. >> this is -- pasta. >> it is made with the ink ofical mary -- of this, and it is going to pair beautifully with scallops, as well. when they are ready to be flipped, we'll take them over and got the nice, lovely brown
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on there. we'll toss in a little bit of bacon fat. >> when it melts in, we just pour that and baste that right over the scallops. >> smoky bacon flavor right on top. we'll take the nice, hot pasta and throw it in with a tarragon and butter mixture and oven roasted prosciutto, and discallian -- scallions and roasted red pepper. >> of course the recipe is on j.c. it is very easy, very colorful and i'm sure it is going to be tasty. we are going to plate it up, about 30 seconds, oh that looks good, chef. >> lovely, night targe gone flavor and everything. >> and i want to remind everyone to get beyond the red sauce.
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it is classic italian cooking without tomatoes. we are looking at very hot temperatures. we might not make 100 today, but records tomorrow. severe storms sunday afternoon and finally, keeler next week. >> don't forget the pets. bring them inside, okay. come back and visit us at 5:00. have a great weekend.
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